Urinary tract infections (UTIs) caused by E.coli bacteria can be prevented by bladder cells, according to research findings. The study, conducted by Duke Health researchers, explored the way bladder cells physically eject bacteria that cause UTIs. They compare the response… Read More
Urinary tract infection (UTI) caused by E.coli triggers inflammation through FimH protein attachments on the cell surfaces. Most common among women, UTIs are typically caused by E.coli bacteria. The infection takes place when E.coli travel though the urethra to the… Read More
Norovirus and E. coli are two types of foodborne illnesses that are highly contagious. The two conditions can appear quite similar, so proper testing is important for narrowing down on the diagnosis.
Here we will highlight the causes, symptoms, risk… Read More
Pyelonephritis (kidney infection) caused by E. coli bacteria can increase the risk of kidney damage and sepsis. Pyelonephritis is a type of urinary tract infection (UTI) typically caused by E. coli bacteria. The bacteria can spread from the bladder or… Read More
Zoonotic diseases are those transferred from animals to humans, including Lyme disease, salmonella, and E. coli. Zoonotic diseases are caused by bacteria, viruses, parasites or fungus. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that six out of… Read More
Researchers uncovered the reason why some people get sick, and even die, from E.coli O157:H7; the E.coli bacteria – a food borne pathogen – become more harmful when it is with beneficial bacteria.
The four year study used mice models… Read More
Fact or fiction: If you drop a morsel of food on the floor, you can safely pick it up to consume it within five seconds without an issue or worry of lurking bacteria.
While the five second rule has been… Read More